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Eardley Norton Gold Pair-cased Watch

Auction:
2857M
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2857M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 31, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Eardley Norton Gold Pair-cased Watch, London, No. 14208, c. 1795, Roman numeral porcelain dial signed Eardley Norton/London, gold teardrop hands and bull's-eye crystal, swing-out movement with dust cover engraved Eardley Norton/London/No. 14208 opening to the full-plate chain fusee, cylinder escapement movement with finely pierced balance cock, classical urn, steel balance and diamond endstone, engraved extended foot and silvered regulating dial, inner case with faint London and gold hallmarks and 14208, outer case with two Salem, Massachusetts, watch papers: one possibly 18th century by Theodore Morgan with Masonic iconography, and a later one by Jesse Smith, Jr., on Essex Street, dia. 54 mm, 127 g.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Many dimples on back of outside case, dial excellent, movement cleaned many years ago, starts but does not keep running, wants lubrication.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Jesse Smith , Jr., Theodore Morgan, Clockmakers, Clocks, Eardley, Escapement, Fusee, Watches, London, Salem